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leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did you know christopher stevens? he said everybody knew christopher stevens. he was our leader, fluent in arabic, constructive, posi
the capitol by democratic leader nancy pelosi, represented by her daughter christine pelosi. this flag has been presented to the family. in celebration of ambassador stevens life and in honor of his tremendous legacy. as i mentioned, we entered into the congressional record our testimony honoring the life of ambassador john christopher stevens. in the interest of time i won't read the entire congressional record but only an excerpt. it said mr. speaker, i rise with my colleagues to honor, celebrate and remember ambassador john christopher chris stevens. a son of northern california and the bay area, ambassador stevens tragically lost his life in the greatest service to his country. selflessly and courageously representing american values in a foreign nation he knew intimately and cared for deeply. in his diplomatic capacity, ambassador stevens brought a profound and prolific knowledge of arab world and
], thank you. you've had a big part of this. and enterprise community. nancy pelosi's office and staff, they've been with us lockstepfighting for dollars. our pd, our fire, our first responders, our friends and also many that work at hud, staff, residents like coordinators, the list can go on and on because we definitely need to acknowledge these, that this is a multi-, multilevel approach. i also want to pay my respects to former supervisor sophie maxwell who also had the vision and leadership to get this project started forward. also had the foresight to tear down that power plant that was polluting our community. so, we really are where -- we are today is a culmination of small, little incremental steps that we have been taking for the last 40 years. 40 years is a long time, but now we need to think about the future and going forward and take pride and protect our investment, protect our children, shop locally, the businesses and restaurants that are happening and coming in on 3rd street. this is an exciting time, not a time for us to be fearful, but to collectively move in boldly a
, a spokesperson for nancy pelosi writes, "republicans need to stop governing by sound bites. the bill brought to the floor this week does not address the urgent needs of the american people, nor does it avert any of the upcoming g.o.p. manufactured crisis or the sequester which will destroy jobs, harm the recovery, and hurt the middle class." last evening, president obama said there's room to eliminate tax deductions and loopholes, mentioning carried interest. that's when investment advisers pay the lower capital gains rate rather than regular income tax rates. back to you. david: rich edson in dc. thanks. a look at jacob lew, the man the president picked to be the next president secretary. we are filled in on his past high paying jobs, jobs that raised a few questions. liz: the man who runs the william blair growth fund, a fund up more than 14 percent in the last year. the top holding? apple. find out why he has absolutely no plans for changing that. also, we'll ask him about the other stocks he really loves right now. ♪ my mother made the best toffee in the world. it's delicious. so now w
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